Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. ( FGP ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 04, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.5 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 13, 2014. Shareholders who purchased FGP stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 56th quarter that FGP has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $27.51, the dividend yield is 7.27%.
The previous trading day's last sale of FGP was $27.51, representing a -0.9% decrease from the 52 week high of $27.76 and a 34.13% increase over the 52 week low of $20.51.
FGP is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as JD.com, Inc. ( JD ) and AutoZone, Inc. ( AZO ). FGP's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.61. Zacks Investment Research reports FGP's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 34%, compared to an industry average of 16.1%.
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